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Tight Pain Across My Chest
Mid back pain under shoulder left side When breathing deep the pain wraps around my side to my left chest and shoulderbBack pain is constant not chest?
Back pain : The pain that you describe is typical of an inflamed rib head as it inserts into the spine. Anti-inflammatory medications, stretching and massage can help. Apply ice at night and moist warm heat in the morning. Chiropractors are helpful with this problem. Injection of the rib head with a cortisone shot is another treatment option. If the pain persists then a thoracic MRI scan is warranted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neuralgia: Most often this type of pain which is usually sharp and shooting is neuralgia which is an irritability/mild inflammation of a superficial nerve in the scalp and doesn't originate within the brain. It is more of a nuisance and is not serious. It usually resolves on its own. See your physician if you have persistent symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain on L chest: 54 F asks why tight pain on left chest? I assume on means in. If not then ignore. Many causes: if ever a smoker,HTN, high cholesterol, or family Hx of early heart attacks think heart pain. Does it come on with exercise and go away with rest? Make a detailed note of what brings it on and makes it go away and how long it lasts and where does it radiate (go) to. Call your Dr. Or walkin visit now. ...Read more
I'm experiencing a sharp, gripping pain in my upper thigh. Rest relieves the pain, but when I walk the pain shoots across my upper thigh.
Thigh pain: Such Sharp pain in the upper thigh may be due to a nerve impingement in the groin. Another possibility is a hernia which can be barely noticeable. If this discomfort continues it's recommended that you be examined by a physician and,if advisable, he/she will refer you to a specialist for diagnosis and treatment depending on their findings. ...Read more
Chest pains localized Left side top of breast. Worse when pushed on. Shoulder sore and tight muscles around shoulder. Cardiac?
Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, pancreas, gallbladder, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more
Sharpest pain under front and back right ribs for three months now. Tight stomach. Gassy. Sharp pains in stomach, chest and sides sometimes.
Maybe SIBO: Lots of possibilites. Maybe something you are eating diagrees w/you and you can eliminate it. A more remote possibility is sibo, small intestine bacterial overgrowth. This can cause bloating, gas, etc. Your doc can test for it and natural or drug antibiotics can take care of it. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Symptoms: headaches, neck, shoulder and upper back pain, chest tightness on left side, sometimes hurts to sit up, jaw pain, short of breath...Why?
MFP: Myofascial pain syndrome. In addition to local tenderness, referred pain. Mfp is characterized by other associated symptoms: increased muscle fatigue and stiffness, a mildly restricted motion, pain when the muscle is stretched, and a subjective feeling of weakness in the muscle. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances and jaw pain may also be present. See pain management specialist for diagnosis. ...Read more
Probable Rib Problem: This description is most often seen in my practice when a patient has a rib that has gotten locked-down in front.Usually, ribs rise with inhalation or with stretching.If something causes them to stop moving upward, pain in both front and back usually occur.Osteopathic hands-on exam can often find the culprit which can then be relieved with manipulation of the rib (or, sometimes vertebra). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp stabbing shocking pain in right temple,same pain back of neck,left shoulder&chest&shortness of breath gets worse when laying,bend over,beath in?
Having sharp and dull pains under right shoulder blade runs all the to my chest worse on deeper breaths?
? R shoulder pain: If pain is associated with eating , it could be from a gall bladder (GB) problem. A fully blocked GB duct is a surgical emergency. A partially blocked duct may cause pain that comes and goes. A GB ultrasound can show if there is a blockage. Heart-related pain does not typically vary with breathing, but any pain near the chest is concerning. Constant/worsening pain needs to be checked by Dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shoulder blade pain sometimes shoots around to chest, right shoulder arm hurts when stretched across chest, chest hurts i'm the middle when i flex it.
Poss cartilage tear: The pain shooting around to the chest is interesting. I guess i would have to see where you are pointing too. If your arm hurts when stretched across your chest, it could be an issue with the labrum inside your shoulder. ...Read more
Felt squeezing, tightening, heavy pressure chest pain twice today. Lasted 5 mins. Pain radiated to the center of my back and my right lower jaw.
Go To Urgent Care: Females die of heart attack when they ignore symptoms. The first 24 hours after symptoms appear like this are the most critical. The symptoms in a female do not have to be like what happens to their male counterparts. I would get attention urgently if i were you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, i having chest pain since two days suddenly and go today also comes hard pain and go again comes and then bcomes tightness in left side chest and ?
Chest pain that feels like I have my bra on tight, but i don't. I have pac's bad at times. Is this anything to be concerned about? There are no other symptoms.
I am having pretty bad chest pain, tightness, and hot flushes. How do I know if it is serious or not?
Any advice? I have been having this chest pain for about a week. It's dull mid chest and tight. Help!?
Chest pain: Go to the doctor and get checked out. ...Read more
Occasional chest pain. I can only breath using short breaths. I have tightness in my chest when this happens?
If someone got tased in the chest and is now having bad chest pain, what should they do? It's painful, and chest gets really tight.
Recommend : Recommend that it be medically evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Terrible news & chest pain/tightness = psychological reaction? thinkng about it makes painworse. Is it normal to experience physical pain in such case
Terrible news: Is a major stressor and your body and emotions will respond to that. Please see your doc to rule out medical conditions and then a mental health professional for anxiety management. See www.relaxationresponse.org for some self-help. Peace and good health. Sorry for the bad news, hope some good news comes along. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had severe chest pain/tightness during flight takeoff which lasted until we leveled off. What could this be and what should I do before flying again?
Back pain: w/check pain needs immediate attention by a doctor. Cardiac symptoms manifest in back sometimes. Hopefully it is not that but you need to know. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Chest pain: Go see a doctor asap and get checked. Go now if this is new and is accompanied by shortness of breath and/or nausea, sweating, dizziness, or if you have a cardiac history, or a family history of it, or risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, or you smoke. Not all chest pain is cardiac, but this needs to be ruled out first, especially if exertional. ...Read more
What can cause Petechaie over upper body with chest pain and tightness. Slowly worsening over a few weeks ?
What can cause occasional chest pain? tightness in centre of chest, behind sternum every few weeks. lasts up to 30min.
Must check the heart: A visit to one's primary care doctor this week can help sort things out. If symptoms recur prior to the visit, one can go to the ER. (A person with chest pain and shortness of breath has to go to his doctor or the ER to be checked right away for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see if it turns into a bad heart attack. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry.") ...Read more
Had p.e in June on warfarin shaving chest pain and tightness in middle on and off since Saturday should I be worried or no?
Difficult to tell..: It is very difficult to tell through this platform for sure if this is dangerous or not. Even though you are taking coumadin, (warfarin) the anticoagulation might not be complete or as necessary in your case for multiple potential reasons. If you are experiencing these symptoms, you should go to the ED right now to make sure everything is alright and not a recurrent PE. ...Read more
Right side chest pain that comes and goes it feels tight hurts a little but then goes away . no other pain but very bad acid reflux?
Inflammed food pipe: It may very well be inflammation of your esophagus causing you chest pain. I'd advise you to to change your diet to non-spicy diet and avoid caffeine, tomato sauce and sour foods. Try taking Zantac (ranitidine) when you feel the reflux symptoms and you made need something a little stronger that a doctor can prescribe for you. Also avoid eating late and large meals. It it doesn't ease up, see your doc soon! ...Read more
I am experiencing chest tightness (quality: dull or achy) . The following also describes me: chest pain or discomfort. What should I do?
Depends: Chest tightness can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. If you are having symptoms currently go to the Emergency Department NOW! ...Read more
I have been having substernal chest pain for the past 3 days. I have no other symptoms except for tightness and pain in my chest. Help please?
Go To ED : Those symptoms are the concerning for acute coronary syndrome. It would help to risk stratify based on your age, family hx, smoking status, hx of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or previously DX artery dz. With the information given, however, i can only assume you are high risk. If not acs, this may be onset angina pectoris, gastroesophageal reflux, gastritis or esophagitis. ...Read more
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